|Venture Round, 1/2010 |
Bessemer Venture Partners
ACTIV Financial Systems, Inc. provides market data services for electronic trading strategies. It offers Feeds, which delivers low-latency feeds; and ActivMiddleware, a layered suite of shrink-wrapped software components and services for building large-scale real-time distributed systems. The company also provides ActivMessaging, a messaging substrate, which delivers arbitrarily large messages over shared memory; ActivDatabase, a real-time database engine; and ActivWorkstation, a tick market data interface, which offers pre-opening market data, net-order imbalances, and full tick coverage data. In addition, it offers content from various exchanges, and co-mingles that content with corporate actions, fundamental data, news, and time series data, as well as operates as a Vendor of Record for equity, derivative, and commodity exchanges. Further, the company provides algorithmic and electronic trading, global enterprise distribution, DMA and trading platform, tick capture engines and back testing, and market making and auto-quoting solutions. Furthermore, it offers technology management, content management, and support services. The company serves market making communities, brokerage and OMS/EMS/DMA providers, proprietary traders, buy side participants, and hedge funds managers. ACTIV Financial Systems, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with additional offices in New York City, New York; Wheaton, Illinois; Cambridge, the United Kingdom; Singapore, Singapore; and Tokyo, Japan. The company also has datacenters in Toronto, Hong Kong, and London.